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Business Manager          

Community Library of DeWitt & Jamesville

Status:
Full-time- 35 hours per week, Monday – Friday.

Salary:
Based on relevant experience and skills: generous vacation, holiday, and sick-leave package.

The Community Library of DeWitt & Jamesville is seeking an experienced, highly-motivated and collaborative Business Manager to join the management team in our beautiful new library.

Responsibilities include:

Working closely with the Executive Director on:

This position also supervises a part-time administrative assistant.

See full details and qualification requirements at:  https://cldandj.org/about.html#Employ

To Apply:
Send cover letter, resume, and a list of 3 references to wscott@cldandj.org.
Deadline for submissions: until filled.

Posted 10/15


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Cataloger

Strong’s Brian Sutton-Smith Library and Archives of Play

The Strong’s Brian Sutton-Smith Library and Archives of Play is a multidisciplinary research repository devoted to the intellectual, social, and cultural history of play. The cataloger is responsible for developing and administering library cataloging operations for large volumes of materials and acquisitions. This position catalogs and classifies library resources in accordance with national standards and collaborates with the director of libraries and archives to determine the priority of materials.

Essential Functions:

Additional Responsibilities:

Minimum Qualifications:

Hours:
Full time, 37.5 hours per week

Salary:
Compensation commensurate with experience, and within museum-specified range.

To Apply:
Please visit The Strong’s employment page:  https://www.museumofplay.org/about/employment

Posted 10/15


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Part-time Positions - Adult Services

Lindenhurst Memorial Library

The Lindenhurst Memorial Library is currently accepting applications for possibly two part-time positions in its busy Adult Services Department.

The successful candidate has:

Salary:

To Apply:
If you would like to apply for this position, please email your resume and cover letter to Paula Bornstein at pbornstein@lindenhurstlibrary.org by Friday, October 25. Please include your schedule availability, as well as two references.

Posted 10/15


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Library Director

Cortland Free Library

The Cortland Free Library Board of Trustees seeks a creative, enthusiastic and innovative Library Director to lead the library forward and continue to meet the needs of the community. The Library Director plans, coordinates and provides day-to-day management of the library, including supervision of all library employees. Both within the library and in the community at large, the Director communicates and works toward achieving the library’s goals as stated in its mission statement and long range plan. The Director reports to and works cooperatively with a 15-member elected Board.   

We are seeking a dynamic leader who will play an active role in and advocate for library services for our diverse community.  The ideal candidate will possess strong organizational, communication, problem- solving, advocacy, technological and fiscal management skills.  A commitment to ensuring high quality services and best practices for our library is essential.  

The Library, located in downtown Cortland, is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Extensive renovations to the 20,220 square-foot building were completed in 2017.  Through a recently awarded NYS Construction Grant, new projects will be underway in 2020-2021. Cortland, a small city of approximately 20,000 people, is the southeastern gateway to the Finger Lakes Region.  Syracuse and Ithaca are each about a 30-minute drive.

Cortland Free Library is an association library and member of the Finger Lakes Library System (FLLS). It is funded by a library tax as well as an endowment and has a 2019 budget of $531,068.  Cortland Free Library serves over 30,000 residents within its chartered area and circulates over 124,000 items annually.  The Director is supported by an Assistant to the Director and a Business Manager as well as 3 other full-time and 7 part-time dedicated staff, an active Friends group and other volunteers.

The successful candidate will:

Required Qualifications:

Desired Qualifications:

Salary and Benefits:
Salary range is $50,000 - $55,000 based on qualifications, experience and proven results. A competitive benefits package, including participation in the New York State Retirement System, is provided.

To Apply:
Send letter of application, resume and three references to: cflsearch@gmail.com
Application deadline is October 25, 2019.

Questions can be sent to CFLBoardPres@gmail.com

Posted 10/15


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Director

Yonkers Public Library

The Yonkers Public Library Board of Trustees and the City of Yonkers, NY seeks a dynamic library professional to lead our vibrant library system. The Director will supervise and support staff, collaborate with local organizations and bring their own high-energy leadership to the library. The Director will have a unique opportunity to lead the Yonkers Public Library into the future with evolving plans for all three locations, which include the modern Riverfront Library with views of the Hudson River, the recently renovated and popular Will Branch and the neighborhood Crestwood Branch. The Director leads and inspires staff in all three locations and internal departments, with an annual budget of $10 million. The Yonkers Public Library serves nearly 900,000 visitors every year.

The Yonkers Public Library is at the center of our community of nearly 200,000 people and enjoys city-wide community support. The Yonkers Public Library offers popular programs and services, specialized collections and an exceptional staff of talented people. The library offers ongoing ESL classes, a robust world language collection, multilingual programming, outstanding early literacy programs and comprehensive technology training in the state-of- the-art Tech Central lab.

The Director reports to a Board of Trustees and collaborates with multiple city agencies and organizations to fulfill the library’s mission of “changing lives every day.” The successful candidate will have experience with private fundraising and will collaborate closely with The Foundation for the Yonkers Public Library.

Salary:
Salary is highly competitive. Benefits support your health and wellness choices and provide comprehensive heath coverage, generous paid time off, retirement plan, and pre-tax spending accounts.  

Qualifications:

To Apply:
For consideration, please send/email cover letter, resume and three references to: librarydirectorsearch@gmail.com 

Questions and inquiries may be addressed to Alan Burger at aburger@librarydevelopment.com or 609.712.0585. Review of applications and interviews will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Posted 10/15


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Senior Librarian, Bookmobile

New York Public Library (NYPL)

Overview
The New York Public Library (NYPL) has been an essential provider of free books, information, ideas, and education for all New Yorkers for more than 100 years. NYPL’s neighborhood libraries in the Bronx, Manhattan, and Staten Island—many of which date to Andrew Carnegie’s visionary philanthropy at the turn of the 20th century—are being transformed into true centers of educational innovation and service, and vital community hubs that provide far more than just free books and materials.

The Library will be providing new bookmobile service to communities across the Bronx, Manhattan and Staten Island. NYPL is seeking candidates who will enthusiastically promote the Library and positively engage with residents of all ages from communities throughout the boroughs in exciting new ways. As such, these Librarians will also cultivate creative thinkers, enthusiastic readers, skillful researchers, and resourceful users of information.  Successful candidates will embody each of these four characteristics themselves.

Senior Librarians start at $53,424 per year and are eligible in 6 months for an increased salary of $58,809 based on successful job performance.

Principal Responsibilities
Under the supervision of the Associate Director for the Neighborhood Library Network, the Senior Librarian:

Required Education & Experience

Minimum Qualifications

Preferred Qualifications

All team members are expected and encouraged to embody the NYPL Core Values:

Physical Duties

Starting Salary
USD $53,424.00/Yr.

Hours
35 hours per week to be scheduled by the Associate Director.

To Apply:
Please visit the NYPL Careers Page and apply to the borough(s) you are interested in: https://jobs-nypl.icims.com/jobs/search?ss=1&searchKeyword=bookmobile  

Posted 10/11


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Children’s Services Librarian

Nyack Library

The Nyack Library in Rockland County, NY seeks a highly capable, innovative and dynamic Children’s Librarian for a full time position. This position is for a 35 hour work week, including Saturdays and evenings as required. The Nyack Library is located in the heart of beautiful downtown Nyack, about 30 minutes north of Manhattan within view of the Hudson River.

Education and Experience

Skills and Abilities

Salary

To Apply:
Please send application and resume to Anne Shaw at ashaw@nyacklibrary.org by October 23, 2019

Posted 10/11


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Administrative Coordinator

Rochester Regional Library Council

The Rochester Regional Library Council is hiring an Administrative Coordinator. This 30 hour per-week position plays a crucial role in supporting all of RRLC’s programs & services, communicating with members and the Board of Trustees, and coordinating general office activities.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS
Part time, hourly position, 30 hours per week. The hiring range is $15-$20 per hour, depending on skills and experience. A prorated benefit package includes paid time off, medical coverage, and retirement.

TO APPLY
To apply for this position, send a PDF with your cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references to Laura Osterhout at losterhout@rrlc.org with the subject line: Administrative Coordinator. Preference will be given to applications received by October 18, 2019. The position will remain open until filled.

For more details, visit the Administrative Coordinator page on our website.

Posted 10/9


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Children’s Services Librarian

Nyack Library

The Nyack Library in Rockland County, NY seeks a highly capable, innovative and dynamic Children’s Librarian for a full time position. This position is for a 35 hour work week, including Saturdays and evenings as required. The Nyack Library is located in the heart of beautiful downtown Nyack, about 30 minutes north of Manhattan within view of the Hudson River.

Education and Experience

Skills and Abilities

Salary

To Apply:
Please send application and resume to Anne Shaw at ashaw@nyacklibrary.org by October 23, 2019

Posted 10/9


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Library Director

Rensselaerville Library

The Board of Trustees of the Rensselaerville Library seeks a community-minded, organized and enthusiastic individual for the position of Library Director.  

The Rensselaerville Library is an association library that serves the 1,860 residents of the Town of Rensselaerville.  It is housed within a charming historic row home in the hamlet of Rensselaerville, a designated state and national historic district located 25 miles southwest of Albany, New York.  The library’s operating budget of $146,000 is funded by contributions from the Town of Rensselaerville, local school district taxes, fundraisers, and donations from the community.  In addition to the director, the library employs four part-time employees: an assistant director, youth services coordinator, and two support staff.

An ideal candidate will be a welcoming person with strong interpersonal skills, demonstrated ability for effective public engagement and a passion for the importance of libraries in our communities.  

Working closely with our supportive Board of Trustees, the Library Director develops policies, engages in long-term planning, creates public relations materials, maintains and enhances our online and social media presence, develops and manages the budget, supervises staff and volunteers, oversees the physical plant, and stays informed of developments in library management.  

Desired Skills:

Preferred Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree and three years of relevant experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Master of Library Science degree and New York certificate of librarianship is desired but not essential.  

Salary & Benefits:
The position is based on a 35-hr work week, with nights and weekends as needed.  Salary range is $31,000-$44,000, with compensation based on education and experience.  Benefits include paid time off and professional development funds.  

To Apply:
Send cover letter including salary requirements, resume and three references to: search@rensselaervillelibrary.org. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the job is filled.  

Posted 10/9


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Assistant Head of Access Services

The University at Albany Libraries (State University of New York, Albany, NY) seeks a dedicated and experienced professional to oversee day-to-day operations and provide active leadership of a multi-services department. Access Services is responsible for circulation, collection maintenance, and resource sharing for the University Library and Science Library. The Assistant Head of Access Services helps implement departmental goals and initiatives in order to provide seamless access to user-focused library services and resources.

Responsibilities of the Assistant Head of Access Services include:

The successful candidate must have the ability to work Monday-Friday, 11 a.m.-7 p.m., and occasionally adjust this work schedule to accommodate operational and service needs.

For additional information, including qualification requirements and application instructions: https://albany.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=116354

Application deadline:
October 29, 2019

About the University at Albany:
Established in 1844 and designated a University Center of the State University of New York in 1962, the University at Albany's broad mission of excellence in undergraduate and graduate education, research, and public service engages a diverse student body of more than 17,900 students in nine schools and colleges across three campuses. Located in Albany, NY, New York State's capital, the University is convenient to Boston, New York City, and the Adirondacks.

The University at Albany is an EO/AA/IRCA/ADA employer.

Posted 10/9


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Head of Youth Services

Shelter Island Public Library

Description:  
The Shelter Island Public Library is seeking a passionate and experienced Youth Services Librarian to manage a small youth services department. The successful candidate must be personable, knowledgeable about children’s and teen literature, a committed team player and enthusiastic about providing excellent library service.

Responsibilities:
The successful candidate must enjoy interacting with children, teens and parents, be creative and innovative in program planning, promotion and implementation, and proficient in utilizing technology. The candidate must be able adhere to a budget with respect to program costs and children’s and teen collection development. Interaction with the schools and other community groups is a required part of the job. We are seeking a candidate who is flexible and willing to pitch in to meet the various needs of the patrons and the library.

Qualifications:
ALA accredited MLS or equivalent. Knowledge of traditional library services, emerging technologies and social media is required. Exceptional written and verbal communication skills are essential.

Salary:
Salary commensurate with experience. This is a full-time position with some evening and Saturday shifts required.

To Apply:
To be considered, please respond by October 23, 2019. Cover letter, resume and three references should be emailed to:
Terry Lucas, Director
Shelter Island Public Library
tlucas@silibrary.org

Posted 10/9


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Full-Time Children’s Services Coordinator

Fulton Public Library

Job Summary:
The Children’s Services Coordinator is responsible for leading and coordinating children’s and young adult materials and programming for the library. Work is performed independently according to standard procedures under direct supervision of the Library Director.

The Children’s Services Coordinator holding this position should also be able to perform all of the “general duties” as listed in the clerical assistant job description so that he/she can take a turn working at the circulation desk and assisting patrons who attend programs. The Children’s Services Coordinator holding this position should be able to work well with others including patrons, volunteers, and fellow staff.

Primary Duties:

Educational Requirements:
Degree in education or equivalent experience preferred

Hours:
Full time: 35 hours per week

Pay:
Compensation commensurate with experience

To Apply:
Those interested should submit their resume and a letter of interest to cchatterton@ncls.org

Posted 10/2


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Shelver

Great Neck Library - Parkville Branch

The Great Neck Library seeks a detail-oriented individual to shelve library materials and maintain shelf order.

Must have excellent alphanumeric skills.

In addition to daily shelving tasks, this position will require moving books, using carts, to organize the collection.

Position involves standing, bending and the  ability to lift up to 15 lbs.

Hours & Salary:

To Apply:
Resumes/Applications should be emailed to employment@greatnecklibrary.org by October 15, 2019

The Great Neck Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Posted 10/2


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Temporary Part Time Librarian

Woodward Memorial Library

The Woodward Memorial Library has an opening for a temporary part-time librarian for our Children’s Department.

Qualifications:

Responsibilities:

Availability & Wage:

To Apply:
Submit resume to Betsy Halvorsen, Library Director, at bhalv@nioga.org by October 11, 2019.

Posted 10/2


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LIBRARY MULTI-MEDIA TECHNICIAN

Western Sullivan Public Library

The Western Sullivan Public Library is searching for a full time Library Multi-Media Technician to join our team. The position requires thorough knowledge of the operation, care and configuration of computing devices and peripheral equipment; knowledge of A/V equipment, MS Windows versions, Apple OS, Chrome, LAN, and wireless networks; good organizational and planning skills, excellent written and verbal communication skills.

This is a Civil Service position. Applicants must meet the training and experience criteria for Library Multi-Media Technician job specifications as set forth by the Sullivan County Human Resources Department for permanent appointment which can be found at https://sullivan-portal.mycivilservice.com/default/jobs.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Either:

NOTE: Possession of CompTIA A+ Certification (or equal certification) may be substituted for one (1) year of required experience.

COMPENSATION:
Salary negotiable based on experience, starting at $33,051/year plus health benefits and New York State Retirement Membership. Full time position at 35 hours per week, including some evenings and Saturdays.

TO APPLY:
Send a cover letter, resume, and three professional references in PDF format to wspldirector@rcls.org. Apply for the Library Multi-Media Technician civil service exam at https://sullivan-portal.mycivilservice.com/

The position will remain open until filled and we may conduct interviews at any time.

Posted 10/2


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Librarian I (Full-Time) - Adult Programming Librarian

Olean Public Library

Salary:
$38,630 annually plus benefits

The Olean Public Library, located in the beautiful Southern Tier region of Western New York, seeks an innovative, creative individual to oversee and run programs for adults. This position is also responsible for supervision of paraprofessional programming staff, coordinating the monthly newsletter, scheduling gallery exhibits, assisting at customer service desks, collection development areas, and may involve occasional grant writing. The adult programming librarian also collaboratively plans multi-age programs and/or outreach events with other staff members. Applicants should be proficient in the use of technology and social media applications. Flexibility to work some evenings and Saturdays is required.

Minimum Qualifications:
Master’s degree in library/information science from an accredited American Library Association institution, or recognized by the New York State Education Department as following accepted education practices.
Possession of the New York State Public Librarian Certificate by the time of appointment.

Desirable Qualifications:
Knowledge of diverse programming for adults of all ages; an interest in providing programs for marginalized members of the community; experience collaboratively planning events and programs; customer service experience.

Civil Service:
Position will be filled based on Civil Service requirements. Appointment to the position is provisional pending successful competition and placement on the eligibility list established through the Civil Service Examination process. This is a training and experience rated exam which will be held at a date following appointment to the position.

To Apply:
Submit a cover letter, resume, and three professional references to director@oleanlibrary.org.  Deadline to apply is October 7, 2019. For more information about the Olean Public Library, visit www.oleanlibrary.org.

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Public Information Specialist

Albany Public Library

*This is a provisional Civil Service position, which requires a Civil Service exam before permanent appointment.*

General Statement of Duties:
Under the direction of the Public Information Officer, this position is focused on coordinating and crafting the library’s social media outreach, coordinating information on the website and assisting with digital content creation, and assisting with other promotion and information dissemination efforts as a member of the Public Relations Department.

Job Description:
Create content for social media channels and library website to share information; write and edit information about library for website and mobile app; monitor and report on results using analytic tools and make ongoing improvements; engage library users and target potential customers through social media outreach using interactive methods; promote initiatives and maintain library brand; assist in creation of digital content to promote the library on social media and website; collect and analyze social media and website statistics; make recommendations on how to refine messages and dissemination methods; work closely with Public Information Officer to develop digital and social media content to achieve library’s strategic priorities; and assist Public Information Officer with other promotion and information dissemination efforts as needed.

Required Skills and Abilities:
Working knowledge of principles, techniques, and tools used in public relations, marketing, journalism, communications, and social media outreach; working knowledge of computer software and applications (Microsoft Office, Adobe Suite, WordPress, and other web/content creation/social media platforms); working knowledge of desktop publishing, layout, and graphic design for publications and images; skill in writing and editing communications and marketing materials; ability to communicate effectively in a variety of formats; ability to perform independently and as a team member; and good organizational and customer service skills, attention to detail, and awareness of current library trends.

Minimum Qualifications:
(A)   Graduation from a regionally accredited or NYS registered college or university accredited by the NYS Board of Regents to grant degrees with a Bachelor’s Degree in journalism, English, or communications and three years full-time paid experience (or its part-time equivalent) in communications, media, public relations, marketing, or a closely related field; OR
(B)   Graduation from a regionally accredited or NYS registered college or university accredited by the NYS Board of Regents to grant degrees with an Associate’s Degree in journalism, English, or communications and five years full-time paid experience (or its part-time equivalent) in communications, media, public relations, marketing, or a closely related field; OR
(C)   Any equivalent combination of training and experience as defined by the limits of (A) and (B) above.

Work Schedule:          
Monday – Friday, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm, with occasional evening/weekend hours. Total of 37.50 hours per week.

Supervisor:
Public Information Officer

Salary:
$42,662 with a generous benefit package

Deadline:
Application review to begin on October 21, 2019

To Apply:
Send cover letter, resume, three professional references, three writing samples and three design/image/publication samples to                    

Marjorie Reinhart, Human Resources & Finance Manager
161 Washington Avenue
Albany, NY  12210
reinhartm@albanypubliclibrary.org

Albany Public Library is an AA/EO institution and is strongly and actively committed to increasing diversity within its organization.

Posted 10/1


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Community Engagement & Talent Development Specialist

Ramapo Catskill Library System (RCLS)

The Ramapo Catskill Library System (RCLS), located in Middletown, New York, is seeking a dynamic, innovative, and passionate individual to work with our dedicated team to further enhance and develop community, governmental, business and organizational partnerships, improve and augment our services to member libraries and develop new educational opportunities to advance public library staff, trustees and other affiliated organizational competencies.

The Community Engagement and Talent Development Specialist is a management position, reporting to the Executive Director. The position is responsible for planning, promoting, supervising, sustaining, measuring and evaluating Community Engagement services and programs (including activities with Correctional institutions and jails); coordinating, facilitating and cultivate contact and partnerships with diverse service agencies throughout four counties and identify ways to expand and develop continuing education opportunities for member libraries.

The ideal candidate will have experience with building relationships with diverse community groups and developing and facilitating new initiatives, projects, d services to benefit public libraries and their patrons. The candidate must have excellent public speaking and writing skills. In addition, the ideal candidate would be well-versed in new library technologies and software programs and have the ability to teach people of all experience levels.

Key Responsibilities:
The Community Engagement and Talent Development Specialist will: work closely with the Youth Service Consultant and Executive Director to plan, measure, and access programs and services; work with correctional facility librarians to enhance their services and skills; collaborate with community organizations on new initiatives; oversee the implementation of NYS and other grant programs; as well as other duties as assigned. 

Required Qualifications:  
A Master’s degree in Library Science or Library Information Science from a college or university accredited by The American Library Association, and New York State Public Library certificate, and four (4) years of professional library experience and one (1) year of which must be in an administrative or social service capacity.

Compensation:
The position offers a starting salary of $68,066 (salary negotiable based upon experience) and a competitive benefits package.

Duties & Responsibilities:

Required Education, Knowledge, and Skills:

To Apply:
Please email your resume, cover letter & 3 references to Grace Riario, griario@rcls.org by October 20, 2019
Please note in the subject line: Community– Position. No phone calls, please.

Posted 9/30


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Assistant Director of Central Library

Brooklyn Public Library

Position Summary:
Brooklyn Public Library (BPL) is seeking a dynamic and results-oriented Assistant Director for its landmark Central Library, which is undergoing its largest construction and renovation projects since first opening in 1941. Under the guidance of the Central Library Director, the Assistant Director of Central Library will be responsible for many aspects of Central Library operations, including oversight of its circulation services and the management of its Adult Subject Divisions. The Assistant Director will ensure the professional delivery of library services by facilitating collaboration between librarian and clerical staff; devising improvements to operational workflows; and spearheading projects relating to Central Library collections, programs and partnerships. As part of the Central Library administrative team, the Assistant Director will be part of the planning and development of budgets, policies and procedures; establishing and reporting building-wide goals; and evaluating staff, programs, and services. The Assistant Director will work with BPL’s Central Library Director, facilities team, architects and construction manager to provide a plan for public service while the building undergoes renovation. The Assistant Director will also collaborate extensively with other public and non-public service departments to ensure that Central Library’s collections, technology, and services are accessible in a safe, clean and dignified environment.

Responsibilities:

Qualifications:

To Apply:
Interested applicants can apply through this link: https://careers-bklynlibrary.icims.com/jobs/1929/assistant-director%2c-central-library/job

Visit our website for more information:  https://www.bklynlibrary.org/

Posted 9/30


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Librarian I, part-time – Children’s Programming Team

Buffalo & Erie County Public Library – Central Library

Sample Work Activities:

Specific Requirements:

Minimum Qualifications:

Hours of Work:
Various – Days, Evenings, and Weekends (up to 19 hrs/wk)

Pay Rate:
$21.014 per hour

To Apply:
Interested candidates should send a resume and letter of interest by October 9, 2019:

Posted 9/25


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Youth Services Librarian L1, Wanskuck

Providence Community Library

Salary: $41,360 annually
Hours: Full-time 37 ½ hrs. per week w/Benefits
Posted: September 24, 2019
Deadline: Outside applications accepted until the position is filled.

Duties:
Providence Community Library is seeking a Youth Services Librarian L1 with extensive experience in maker-centered learning, to work in a busy, neighborhood library.  Preferred makerspace skills:

The Youth Services Librarian plans and implements a comprehensive program of service especially, emergent literacy, to young library users, and may provide professional support to more than one neighborhood library.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:  
organizing and maintaining a community based makerspace, selecting and purchasing library materials aimed at children and youth, planning, developing, coordinating and executing programs designed to serve children from infants to teens; providing reader’s advisory and reference assistance to parents, teachers and caregivers to develop pre-literacy and literacy skills to children; assisting patrons, particularly children and youth, in researching information on a wide variety of subjects, developing relationships and programs for and with local schools, early childcare centers, and other youth-serving organizations in the neighborhood; creating a welcoming environment in the children’s area which provides for enjoyable and productive use of library resources.

Work schedule:
includes evenings, work at least 1 Saturday per month, and assisting with coverage at other PCL locations when needed.

Qualifications:
MLS from an ALA accredited school.  Experience working as a Youth Services Librarian.  Spanish speaking a plus.  

To Apply:
Send resume, cover letter, and three references to: Maria Melvin, HR Manager, mmelvin@provcomlib.org, (401) 467-2700 x. 1606.

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Librarian I

Greenburgh Public Library, Westchester County, NY

Salary Range:
$46,474.00 - $75,768.00

Job Description:

Candidate Skills & Abilities:

Candidate Requirements:

To be considered for this position you must be either eligible for transfer (you must hold competitive status as a Librarian I) or reinstatement to a Librarian I position or be qualified to take the Librarian I civil service examination and be reachable on the resultant certification of eligibles list. The Greenburgh Public Library will nominate the successful candidate to take the Librarian I Civil Service test through Westchester County.

To Apply:
Send resume and cover letter to cdeitchman@greenburghlibrary.org

Posted 9/23


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Librarian I (Full-Time), Adult Programming Librarian

Olean Public Library

The Olean Public Library, located in the beautiful Southern Tier region of Western New York, seeks an innovative, creative individual to oversee and run programs for adults. This position is also responsible for supervision of paraprofessional programming staff, coordinating the monthly newsletter, scheduling gallery exhibits, assisting at customer service desks, collection development areas, and may involve occasional grant writing. The adult programming librarian also collaboratively plans multi-age programs and/or outreach events with other staff members. Applicants should be proficient in the use of technology and social media applications. Flexibility to work some evenings and Saturdays is required.

Salary:
$38,630 annually plus benefits

Minimum Qualifications:
Master’s degree in library/information science from an accredited American Library Association institution, or recognized by the New York State Education Department as following accepted education practices.
Possession of the New York State Public Librarian Certificate by the time of appointment.
Desirable Qualifications:
Knowledge of diverse programming for adults of all ages; an interest in providing programs for marginalized members of the community; experience collaboratively planning events and programs; customer service experience.

Civil Service:
Position will be filled based on Civil Service requirements. Appointment to the position is provisional pending successful competition and placement on the eligibility list established through the Civil Service Examination process. This is a training and experience rated exam which will be held at a date following appointment to the position.

To Apply:
Submit a cover letter, resume, and three professional references to director@oleanlibrary.org.  Deadline to apply is October 7, 2019. For more information about the Olean Public Library, visit www.oleanlibrary.org.

Posted 9/23


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Library Assistant/Clerk

Troy Public Library - Lansingburgh Branch

Part time (approx. 12 hrs. per week), including, but not limited to, some evenings and weekends. This position includes general clerical and patron assistance tasks. The person in this position is supervised by and is responsible to the
Branch Librarian. Must enjoy working with people and be computer literate.

Responsibilities include:

Minimum Qualifications:

Work Schedule:
Must be able to work flexible hours including evenings & weekends.

Salary:
$12.05 per hour

To Apply:
Contact: Dale LaGue, Branch Head
Troy Public Library
Lansingburgh Branch
27 114th Street
Troy, N.Y. 12182
lagued@thetroylibrary.org

This is a civil service position and appointment is provisional. The successful candidates must take an exam when it becomes available.

Posted 9/23


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Library Director

Depauville Free Library

The Depauville Free Library is seeking a self motivated, organized, and enthusiastic individual for the position of Library Director.

Depauville is located in northern New York state, in the Thousand Islands region, and is situated approximately 15 miles north of the city of Watertown.

The Director’s primary responsibility is for the operation and management of the Library, with emphasis on patron and community service, nurturing the young, promoting public discourse, providing a community space, and furnishing resources that fuel the imagination.

Duties:

Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree required. Advanced degree and library experience preferred. Candidate must be flexible and have strong communication, marketing, and technology skills.

Schedule & Salary:
The position begins in January of 2020 and is based on a 30-35 hour work week with nights and weekends as needed. Salary commensurate with experience.

To Apply:
Please submit a cover letter, resume and references to: Depauville Free Library, P.O. Box 239, Depauville, NY 13632 or apply via email DepLib@NCLS.org

Posted 9/19


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Library Director

Cortland Free Library

The Cortland Free Library Board of Trustees seeks a creative, enthusiastic and innovative Library Director to lead the library forward and continue to meet the needs of the community. The Library Director plans, coordinates and provides day-to-day management of the library, including supervision of all library employees. Both within the library and in the community at large, the Director communicates and works toward achieving the library’s goals as stated in its mission statement and long range plan. The Director reports to and works cooperatively with a 15-member elected Board.   

We are seeking a dynamic leader who will play an active role in and advocate for library services for our diverse community.  The ideal candidate will possess strong organizational, communication, problem- solving, advocacy, technological and fiscal management skills.  A commitment to ensuring high quality services and best practices for our library is essential.  

The Library, located in downtown Cortland, is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Extensive renovations to the 20,220 square-foot building were completed in 2017.  Through a recently awarded NYS Construction Grant, new projects will be underway in 2020-2021. Cortland, a small city of approximately 20,000 people, is the southeastern gateway to the Finger Lakes Region.  Syracuse and Ithaca are each about a 30-minute drive.

Cortland Free Library is an association library and member of the Finger Lakes Library System (FLLS). It is funded by a library tax as well as an endowment and has a 2019 budget of $531,068.  Cortland Free Library serves over 30,000 residents within its chartered area and circulates over 124,000 items annually.  The Director is supported by an Assistant to the Director and a Business Manager as well as 3 other full-time and 7 part-time dedicated staff, an active Friends group and other volunteers.

The successful candidate will:

Required Qualifications:

Desired Qualifications:

Salary and Benefits:
Salary range is $50,000 - $55,000 based on qualifications, experience and proven results. A competitive benefits package, including participation in the New York State Retirement System, is provided.

To Apply:
Send letter of application, resume and three references to: cflsearch@gmail.com
Application deadline is October 25, 2019.

Questions can be sent to CFLBoardPres@gmail.com

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On Call Librarian

Wyandanch Public Library

The Wyandanch Public Library seeks a dynamic On Call Librarian to become part of the Wyandanch Team. Under the supervision of the Librarian II, the On-Call Librarian works as part of the WPL team and performs basic library work with a strong concentration on service to adult, young adult and children areas (ages birth- 12).
This position requires professional knowledge of multiple areas of adult, young adult and children's services, high self-motivation, strong interpersonal skills, ability to work collaboratively, and the passion for working in diverse communities. Class of 2019 LIS graduates are encouraged to apply.

Responsibilities:

Minimum Qualifications:

Job Type:
On Call Librarian

To Apply:
Please submit a meaningful cover letter along with your resume, and the names of three current references to: Frederick Lopez, Librarian II, Wyandanch Public Library, 14 South 20th Street Wyandanch, NY 11798 or email: fred.lopez@wyandanchlibrary.org Application deadline is: 10/7/2019. However, priority will be given to those who respond by September 30, 2019

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LIBRARY DIRECTOR

Wyandanch Public Library

The Trustees of the Wyandanch Public Library seek a highly motivated professional to manage the daily operations of the Library. The Board is seeking a candidate who will continue to grow and enhance library services to the Wyandanch community through the effective management of library staff, technology, collection, and resources. The Library is a suburban library in Suffolk County, Long Island, New York, which serves a diverse population of approximately 12,000 residents.

RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE POSITION
Under the general direction of the Board of Library Trustees, an employee in this class administers a public library. The incumbent exercises direct or indirect supervision over all library employees, and oversees all library functions and activities, subject to the policies, standards and objectives determined by the Board of Trustees. The employee utilizes a high degree of initiative and independent judgment in the performance of these duties. Does related work as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Possession of a New York State Public Librarian’s Professional Certificate, and four (4) years of experience in a public library as a professional librarian (professional experience is defined as experience gained after being awarded a Master's Degree in Library Science (MLS), or a Master of Science in Information Science (MSIS) or a New York State Public Librarian’s Professional Certificate); at least three (3) years of this experience must have been at the level of Librarian II or higher; or a satisfactory equivalent encompassing service as a library department head or head of a small branch.

The Library Director Position is a provisional appointment. All applicants must meet the minimum qualifications to be considered.

Job Type: Full-time

Required licenses or certifications:

Required language:
English

To Apply:
Please submit a cover letter, resume, and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three current references to Ghenya B. Grant, Esq., President, Board of Trustees, Wyandanch Public Library, 14 South 20th Street Wyandanch, NY 11798. E-mail: gglaw02@yahoo.com. Application deadline is Monday, September 30, 2019.

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Library Director

Pulaski Public Library

The Pulaski Public Library is looking for a dedicated and patron focused individual for the permanent position of Library Director. Pulaski is a community centrally located between Watertown and Syracuse, NY and within five miles of the eastern shore of Lake Ontario.

The Library Director reports to the Board of Trustees and has the primary responsibility for the operation and management of the Library. This position has a particular emphasis on patron and community service and, among other duties, will include:

Preferred Qualifications:
A minimum of an associate’s degree or the equivalent amount of college credit (60 hours) is required. A bachelor’s degree or 4 years (full time equivalent) of library experience is preferred. Applicants should have experience in
public service and dealing with the public. The ideal candidate will demonstrate flexibility, excellent communication skills, strong technology skills and an appreciation for the importance of public library service in a small community.

Schedule & Salary:
The position begins on September 23, 2019 and is based on a 35 hour week with nights and weekends required as needed. Compensation will range between $16.00 - $18.00 per hour based on experience. Benefits include New York State Retirement and medical insurance. Vacation days, sick days, and paid holidays are available. A background check will be conducted.

To Apply:
Please submit a cover letter, resume, and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three current references to Mr. James Butler, President, Board of Trustees, Pulaski Public Library, 4917 N. Jefferson Street, Pulaski, NY 13142.
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the job is filled.

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Librarian (Full Time)

Utica Public Library

Utica Public Library (The Library) is looking to hire a new member of the Reference Department in an active and vibrant urban public library.  Prospective candidates should enjoy working with a diverse population and delivering high quality customer service with tact, courtesy and professionalism to all users of the library – both on-site and in the community.    

POSITION:
Librarian (Full Time) – Reference Department

SUMMARY OF DUTIES:

WORK SCHEDULE:
37.5 hours per week; combination of daytime, evening and Saturday hours

STARTING PAY:
$20.43/hour; $39,840 Annual

BENEFITS:
Health/Dental/Vision, Paid Time Off, New York State Retirement, Paid Family Leave, EAP, NYS Mandated Disability Insurance

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

TO APPLY:
Please submit a cover letter, resume, and contact information for 3 professional references via e-mail ONLY to: apply@uticapubliclibrary.org

APPLICATION DEADLINE:
Tuesday, October 1, 2019

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Library Manager/Circulation Coordinator

(Called Systems Coordinator at PCL)

Providence Community Library

Annual Salary:  $57,990
Hours:  Full time w/Benefits
Deadline:  External applications accepted until the position is filled.

Empower people and inspire ideas as the next Systems Coordinator* at Providence Community Library. Key opportunities include understanding and tailoring service to compliment the changing needs of Providence’s East side residents; strengthening partnerships and relationships with internal and external customers; supporting and guiding a strong circulation department; exploring new services and programs for PCL.

About Providence Community Library (PCL):
PCL, a private not-for-profit organization, assumed management of Providence's nine neighborhood libraries on July 1, 2009 after the Providence Public Library determined that it lacked the resources to manage all of its branches. In response to Providence Public Library's plan to close its branches and reduce services, a dedicated group of volunteers established PCL and worked with the city of Providence to take control of all nine neighborhood libraries. The doors have remained open for 10 years; PCL continues to grow and provide excellent service to the community.

Our Community:
Providence is a culturally diverse metro area characterized by a distinct New England vibe.  The city boasts a thriving downtown, music and ethnic festivals, an exceptional culinary scene and other activities enjoyed by residents year-round including professional theater and art venues. Work commutes are minimal and housing costs are quite reasonable. Located less than one hour from some of New England’s most beautiful beaches and historic shore communities, Providence is a 40 minute drive from downtown Boston.

Description:
Providence Community Library is seeking a Systems Coordinator* who will supervise staff at the Rochambeau library.  They will successfully manage staff, volunteers, security, and work studies.  The position requires creating a professional, team oriented, and productive working environment, as well as an open, inviting atmosphere for library users. They will be responsible for the successful delivery of all library services in the building, including collection maintenance, programming, marketing and outreach, and information and readers advisory.

The Systems Coordinator will be responsible for managing circulation and customer service procedures and policies across the PCL system.  They will consult with staff, update policies and procedures, and research and implement innovations and trends in the areas of circulation and customer service. The Rochambeau Systems Coordinator will work together with other Systems Coordinators and library administrators to synchronize services for the whole of PCL. 

The Systems Coordinator serves on the administration team and is responsible for mentoring, supervising, and supporting all public service staff in all library locations, including, but not limited to, situations requiring an immediate or timely response.

Duties:

*Systems Coordinators at PCL run libraries and a function of library service.

Requirements:
MLS from an ALA accredited program.  Five years of professional library experience which includes supervisory management experience with at least 3 years (or equivalent) in a public library setting.  Bilingual English/Spanish is a plus.

To Apply:
Send resume, cover letter and three references to:   Maria Melvin, HR Manager, mmelvin@provcomlib.org, (401) 467-2700 x.1606.

AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

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Full-Time Outreach/Reference Librarian

Rogers Memorial Library

Rogers Memorial Library seeks a proactive and personable Outreach Librarian who believes in providing excellent customer service to join the staff of the Adult Reference Department.

Job Description:

Required Qualifications:

Hours:
Schedule requires two evenings and at least one Saturday per month; Sundays (12:15-5) are on rotation with other reference staff.

Salary commensurate with experience.  Competitive benefits.

To Apply:
Interested applicants should email a cover letter, resume and two references by Monday September 30th to:

Beth Gates, Head of Reference
Rogers Memorial Library
91 Coopers Farm Rd.
Southampton, NY 11968
beth@myrml.org

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Technical Services Manager

Great Neck Library

We are looking for an energetic individual to provide leadership and professional expertise and to coordinate for all aspects of online services (acquisitions, automation, cataloging, processing and circulation) for four locations
This senior position supervises, manages and coordinates the flow of library materials through the Technical Services and Circulation departments.

Required:

Schedule:

Salary:

To Apply:
Reply with resume, cover letter, and references by 10/4/2019:

Great Neck Library
159 Bayview Ave.
Great Neck, NY 11023
employment@greatnecklibrary.org
No Phone Calls Please

The full job description can be viewed here.

The Great Neck Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Librarian, Children’s Department, Temporary Part-Time

Great Neck Library

September 2019-February 2020

Seeking an energetic, flexible individual with knowledge about children’s literature, digital services, and video gaming.  Must have a flexible schedule.

Skills Required:
MLS from an ALA accredited library school; Experience working with children (birth – 6th grade) and parents; Ability to provide reference, research and reader’s advisory service to parents and children in a busy
4-location library system; A hands-on, working knowledge of digital services and library download services on various devices and be comfortable showing and promoting these services; Desire to work as a team and collaborate with co-workers on projects and programs as well as develop and conduct innovative programs for children independently

Schedule:

Starting Salary:
Part Time: $25.90 per hour

Reply (by 10/4/2019) to:

Director’s Office
Great Neck Library
159 Bayview Ave
Great Neck, NY  11023-1938
employment@greatnecklibrary.org
No phone calls please.

The Great Neck Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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LIBRARIAN 1, Part-Time

Huntington Public Library

The Huntington Public Library seeks an enthusiastic, energetic individual to work with us in the Adult and Reference Services Department where there is a part-time opening (for a maximum of) 17.5 hours per week. Hours include nights, weekends and holiday rotations and staffing both our main and branch buildings. Candidates must have an MLS from an ALA accredited institution and a valid NYS Public Librarian Certificate.

Positive, proactive customer service skills, flexibility and initiative are required. Job responsibilities will include basic knowledge of, and instruction of patrons, in all adult library resources including digital and downloadable materials.  Collection development, readers’ advisory and program responsibilities will be assigned as required. Spanish proficiency is a plus.

Starting salary:
$29.74, set by union contract.

To Apply:
Please send resumes and letters of application to Thérèse Purcell Nielsen at therese_nielsen@huntlib.org. Submission deadline is September 27, 2019.

Only candidates selected for further consideration will be contacted.

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Library Clerk (part-time)

Saratoga Springs Public Library

Saratoga Springs Public Library (Saratoga Springs, NY) seeks candidates for Library Clerk (part-time) to work in the Public Computer Center, a part of its Adult Services department. This position is responsible for assisting library patrons in the Public Computer Center, including: signing on to terminals; providing basic guidance on computer hardware, software, and programs; technical troubleshooting; and proper use of the library copiers, microfilm reader, and/or printers. Performs related work as required. Candidates must demonstrate computer proficiency, provide excellent customer service, and be adept at working with a wide variety of patrons and skill levels.

SCHEDULE:
Thursdays 1-5p and Fridays 1-6p

STARTING SALARY:
$15.76/hour

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

APPLICATION DEADLINE:
10/4/19

SUBMIT COVER LETTER & SSPL APPLICATION TO:
Tara Chhabra, Human Resources Manager
Saratoga Springs Public Library
49 Henry St
Saratoga Springs NY 12866

Application may be obtained in person or online at http://www.sspl.org/documents/about/employee_application.pdf

Saratoga Springs Public Library is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable federal and state laws as well as the rules and regulations of the Saratoga Springs Municipal Civil Service Commission.

Posted 9/17